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Gillette Fusion Manual Razor Blades - 8 pack

by Gillette
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (254 customer reviews)


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  • Gillette's Fusion razor has breakthrough technology on both the cartridge front and the back
  • The front of the cartridge has 5 blades spaced closer together, forming a shaving surface
  • The back of the cartridge features a truly innovative Precision Trimmer
  • Flexible Comfort Guard
  • Enhanced Indicator Lubrastrip
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Gillette Fusion Manual Razor Blades - 8 pack + Gillette Fusion 175ml ProGlide Clear Shave Shaving Gel + Gillette Fusion Proglide Power Razor
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Product Description

Product Description

mach blades

Gillette Fusion Blades

Discover the comfort of 5 blades and the precision of 1.

The Fusion features 5 blades spaced closer together to create a closer, more comfortable shave.

vs. MACH3

Features and benefits

3 blades

1. 5 blades

5 blades spaced closer together help to supply a closer and more comfortable shave than MACH3.

3 blades

2. Microfins

Soft microfins help to stretch the skin ahead of the first blade.

3 blades

3. Lubrastrip

The lubrastrip delivers water soluble lubricants to the skin for a smooth glide.

3 blades

4. Precision trimmer

The single blade built into the back of the cartridge allow users to shave tricky places like sideburns and under the nose.

Q and A Shaving Tips

Is it better to use hot, cold, or warm water to shave?
Warm water is best for hydrating beard hair. Soaking in warm water softens hair and causes it to expand, making it 70 per cent easier to cut.

What is the best way to avoid razor burn?
If the skin is not properly prepared before shaving or if the blade on your razor is dull, you are more likely to end up with razor burn. Make sure to hydrate hair in warm water for up to three minutes and apply plenty of shave gel. Also, you may want to consider changing the blade on your razor at the first sign of dullness or discomfort.

Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker?
Scientists at Gillette have conducted extensive testing on the effects shaving has on both male and female hair growth, texture and colour. This testing has proven that shaving does not affect hair growth, colour, or texture. Shaving does, however, alter the tip shape or the regrown hair, which may initially change the way hair feels as it grows back. However, if hair is left to regrow completely, it will return to its former state.

In what direction should I shave to achieve the best shave?
Men's facial hair tends to grow in different directions. Start by shaving with light, gentle strokes with the grain. Then, if necessary, go against the grain for an even closer shave.

How do I avoid nicks and cuts, particularly above my upper lip?
The area above the upper lip is tricky for many men. To help avoid nicks and cuts, always leave it for last. Apply plenty of shave gel and allow this area to soak up as much lather as possible. When shaving, don't apply too much pressure. The Gillette Fusion ProGlide Precision Trimmer is really useful when shaving under the nose.

Is it okay to let my girlfriend or wife borrow my men's razor?
For both hygiene and performance, it's not a good idea to share your razor with your partner. Women have a much larger area to shave and you may find that after only a few shaves, you blade has dulled considerably; increasing the likelihood of nicks and cuts.

Product comparison

Classic
Comfort
Premium
Razor blades
3 blades
3 blades
3 blades
5 blades
5 blades
5 blades
5 blades
Blade stabiliser
Pivoting head
Precision trimmer
Lubrastrip
Feature information The Lubrastrip delivers water soluble lubricants to the skin to increase razor glide. The Precision Trimmer allows to easily shave the tricky places like sideburns and under the nose. The Blade Stabiliser helps maintain optimal blade spacing. The Microbrush guides the stubble to the blades.
The Power function delivers soothing micro-pulses to help reduce friction.

Ingredients

Peg-115m
Peg-7M
Peg-100
BHT
Aloe Barbadensis
Tocopheryl Acetate

Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 2.5 x 11.1 cm ; 68 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 100 g
  • Delivery Destinations: Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
  • Item model number: 75012812
  • ASIN: B000GE571C
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 20 Nov 2006
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (254 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
88 of 89 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother with the dearer power blades 1 Feb 2010
By A. J. Parkes TOP 500 REVIEWER
Size Name:8 Pack|Verified Purchase
I have the Fusion Power razor, and have been buying the power blades. However, there is s big price difference between the manual and power ones, so I thought that I would take a chance and use the manual ones in my power fusion.

The only difference I have found is that the colour of the lubricating strip is blue instead of orange on the power, and the indicator strip is green not blue. The performance is exactly the same and you can save yourself a few notes in the process by using these instead.

They say that you should get 6 months use out of 8 blades. I have found that you will get a lot more. I use a blade for a full month, replacing it on the 1st of every month. After that, the blades do get a little blunt, but I could probably get a few more weeks out of them, but at the risk of scraping my skin a little. the indicator strip which is a visible sign that the blade needs changing tends to wear off after a few weeks, so I completely ignore this.

Advise anyone who has the excellent Fusion razor to use these blades, you will save money and get the same blades, but not colour co-ordinated to your power razor.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best value for fusion blades 30 Jan 2014
By Ray
Size Name:10 Pack|Verified Purchase
Works out to 2 per blade, which is the cheapest you'll find anywhere (only Asda were able to match the price). They are genuine blades (used one yesterday) and come with three trays, which you can clip onto the bottom of your fusion blade holder. My fellow shavers should note that razor blades do not actually get 'dull' or 'blunt' after a few shaves, they just get clogged up with hair and skin, so don't throw them out after 3 or 4 shaves. You can clean the blades using a 'Razorpit' or 'Razorsharp' blade cleaner (I just ordered one), or if you don't want to spend money just grab an old pair of jeans and scrape your blade across it (against the normal shaving direction but keeping the blade upright). I can easily make 1 blade last 4 months or more (2 shaves a week), saves a fortune. Also the moisture strip doesn't affect your shave unless you have sensitive skin, so don't worry about wearing this away with the razorpit/sharp or jeans. Hope this helps!
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Keep them dry and they will last longer! 22 Oct 2010
Size Name:8 Pack|Verified Purchase
The reason why razors go blunt is through corrosion so if you keep them dry they will last a month maybe more. The Science behind the 5 blades is to raise hair up and away from the skin prior to being cut, so each time a blade passes over it cuts a bit more off so you need fewer strokes and end up with a nice clean shave. Amazon sells them two to three quid cheaper than all high street super markets!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars That was a close shave 22 Mar 2010
Size Name:8 Pack
I know they are expensive, but the Gillette Fusion does give a very close shave. It seems best not to use
shaving oil though(eg King of Shaves) as with five blades, this does clog them up.
Not perfect, but a better shave than my previous blades - Mach3.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The real deal with wasteful packaging 1 Feb 2014
By Jani
Size Name:10 Pack|Verified Purchase
Genuine Gillette blades. Quite pricy as Gillette blades are, but cheaper ordered from Amazon than buying from local supermarket.

Losing one star because of the super wasteful packaging! Blades are in hard, clear plastic holders, one holder containing four blades and two other only three. The holders are in a plastic case, and this plastic case is then wrapped in plastic. Add to this the packaging by Amazon. Way too much waste for something that is a wasteful consumable in the first place. A big pile of plastic waste for just a couple of shaves. Seriously, Gillette needs to re-think their packaging.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars razor blades 12 July 2011
Size Name:8 Pack|Verified Purchase
Easy purchase delivered promptly, but to be honest nowadays I can buy these blades as cheap in the local shops allowing for postage costs.
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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The power of advertising... 1 April 2013
Size Name:8 Pack
The Gillette Fusion razor was, I believed, the best thing out there to guarantee a close shave. Then someone got me to try an old fashioned safety razor using a blade that was a fraction of the price of a Fusion cartridge... and I got the closest shave I have ever had! True, there was a little technique to learn, it took all of fifteen minutes. Once done though, shaving became an inexpensive pleasure once again.
The fact that so many buy into the nonsense that multiple blades will give you a closer shave shows the immense power of advertising. The double sided safety razor is both quicker and cleaner and will cost you a fraction of this overpriced plastic contraption (hence environmentally better too). You can pick up 100 safety blades for a tenner on Amazon. At the rate I use them, that would last me for approximately five years. In the same time with the fusion you would have laid out something in the region of 160 (at least!) and not be as clean shaven. Back to the future guys!
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19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best shave a man can get 24 Dec 2009
Size Name:8 Pack|Verified Purchase
After trying a great many different type of blades, and after many years of sticking to the Mach 3 Turbo blades, I am now a convert to Gillette Fusion. I did try some Tesco cheapies, but I looked like I had been attacked by a bunch of Ninja warriors. Fusion are of course the most expensive blades, true; but they outlast other types of blade by at least 3 times so are actually very cost-effective. And when you consider the great deals on toiletries at Amazon, what's not to like? I am more than satisfied with this product, especially from Amazon.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Really is best a man can get
Blades get clogged more easily than Mach 3 but smoothest shave I've experienced. I always use this product and wouldn't switch easily.
Published 5 hours ago by Keith Ezard
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice
I have never been so happy in the use of razors of different type but since the use of this razor blades have given me full satisfaction. Read more
Published 2 days ago by M Farooqui
5.0 out of 5 stars could be easily used with the power razor.
could be easily used with the power razor though it states that it is a manual one. I would buy again.
Published 5 days ago by Syed Arshad Zia
4.0 out of 5 stars fusion manual blades, are they any different
I am using these blades in my styler razor, and I do not find them any different to the power blades.
Published 5 days ago by anon
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value
Half the price paid at the supermarket-same good quality. Would definitely buy again and would recommend these to whoever uses this product.
Published 8 days ago by Linda B.
5.0 out of 5 stars GILLETTE FUSION BLADES.
THE PRODUCT EXCELLENT.THE ONLY PROBLEM I HAD DUE TO MY OWN CREATION THE PRICE.AMAZON A LOT CHEAPER.THIS PRODUCT FROM GERMANY.ALMOST THREE TIMES MORE.
Published 11 days ago by richard
5.0 out of 5 stars Gillette Fusion Blades
Bought these blades as they were at a very good price and they so far are working perfectly satisfactorily.thank you
Published 13 days ago by Mr Head
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!
Do the job well! Much better than the Mach 3. Not sure if the more expensive ones worth the money. These are just perfect.
Published 13 days ago by Adrian Tirla
4.0 out of 5 stars As it says on the packet
Nothing much to say except they are what they say on the packet.
Cheaper than most places.
Very happy with them.
Published 13 days ago by Nitwit
5.0 out of 5 stars good price
You know Gillette is a quality brand and lasts for ages even with my husbands heavy stubble. Arrived promptly as did the last time I ordered these
Published 13 days ago by Mum88
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